Rural Telephone Bank Board Meeting, 6699 [E8-2042]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 24 / Tuesday, February 5, 2008 / Notices and regulations before the loan/grant award will be approved. Provided the application requirements have not changed, an application not selected will be reconsidered in three subsequent funding competitions for a total of four competitions. If an application is withdrawn, it can be resubmitted and will be evaluated as a new application. B. Administrative and National Policy Requirements Additional requirements that apply to Intermediary’s selected for this program can be found in the 7 CFR 4280, subpart A. VII. Agency Contacts For general questions about this announcement, please contact your Rural Development State Office identified in this NOFA. 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USDA is an equal opportunity provider, employer, and lender.’’ BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Telephone Bank rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Rural Telephone Bank Board Meeting VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:34 Feb 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: January 29, 2008. James M. Andrew, Governor, Rural Telephone Bank. [FR Doc. E8–2042 Filed 2–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Utilities Service Information Collection Activity; Comment Request Rural Utilities Service, USDA. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended), the Rural Utilities Service, an agency delivering the United States Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Utilities Programs, hereinafter referred to as Rural Development and/or Agency, invites comments on this information collection for which Rural Development intends to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Comments on this notice must be received by April 7, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele L. Brooks, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Utilities Service, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., STOP 1522, Room 5168 South Building, Washington, DC 20250–1522. Telephone: (202) 690–1078. Fax: (202) 720–8435. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) regulation (5 CFR part 1320) implementing provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13) requires that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to DATES: Dated: January 29, 2008. Ben Anderson, Administrator, Rural Business-Cooperative Service. [FR Doc. E8–2001 Filed 2–4–08; 8:45 am] Time and Date: 4 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2008. Place: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, Gallier AB Room, 500 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70130. Status: Open. Matters To Be Considered: The following matters have been placed on the agenda for the Board of Directors meeting: 1. Call to Order 2. Report on the Rural Telephone Bank Dissolution: • Secretary’s Report. • Treasurer’s Report. • Report on the Dissolution. 3. Reflections on the Rural Telephone Bank. 4. Adjournment and Closing Remarks by Under Secretary Thomas C. Dorr. Contact Person for More Information: Jonathan Claffey, Deputy Assistant Governor and Assistant Secretary, Rural Telephone Bank, (202) 720–9554. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6699 comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection that the Agency is submitting to OMB as a revision to an existing collection. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be sent to: Michele L. Brooks, Acting Director, Program Development and Regulatory Analysis, Rural Development Utilities Programs, U.S. Department of Agriculture, STOP 1522, Room 5168, 1400 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20250–1522. Fax: (202) 720–8435. Title: Accounting Requirements for Electric and Telecommunications Borrowers. OMB Control Number: 0572–0003. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Agency believes that this is the minimum record retention requirements needed to carry out its due diligence responsibilities in loan underwriting and maintaining loan security. Agency borrowers should understand that they may be subject to additional record retention requirements imposed by other regulatory authorities such as FERC, FCC, state commissions and IRS. Estimate of Burden: Public reporting burden for this collection of information is estimated to average 2 hours per response. Respondents: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents and Recordkeepers: 1,422. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Number of Hours per Recordkeeper: 50 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 2,844 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden on Recordkeepers: 35,550 hours. Copies of this information collection can be obtained from MaryPat Daskal, E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 24 (Tuesday, February 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 6699]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-2042]


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DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE

Rural Telephone Bank


Rural Telephone Bank Board Meeting

    Time and Date: 4 p.m., Monday, February 11, 2008.
    Place: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, Gallier AB Room, 500 Canal St., 
New Orleans, LA 70130.
    Status: Open.
    Matters To Be Considered: The following matters have been placed on 
the agenda for the Board of Directors meeting:
    1. Call to Order
    2. Report on the Rural Telephone Bank Dissolution:
     Secretary's Report.
     Treasurer's Report.
     Report on the Dissolution.
    3. Reflections on the Rural Telephone Bank.
    4. Adjournment and Closing Remarks by Under Secretary Thomas C. 
Dorr.
    Contact Person for More Information: Jonathan Claffey, Deputy 
Assistant Governor and Assistant Secretary, Rural Telephone Bank, (202) 
720-9554.

    Dated: January 29, 2008.
James M. Andrew,
Governor, Rural Telephone Bank.
 [FR Doc. E8-2042 Filed 2-4-08; 8:45 am]
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